Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 226 181
Rank change year-on-year +34 -45 +45
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 3,113 2,654 3,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.79% 1.50% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.67% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,345 2,138 3,151
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% +0.49%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156,280 158,751 184,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.53% 88.87%
Number of salaries quoted 125,337 131,258 152,786
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 2,896 £57,500 +4.55% 437
London +27 1,590 £60,000 - 202
UK excluding London +35 1,477 £50,000 - 260
South East +60 489 £57,500 +15.00% 63
North of England +44 364 £47,500 +6.70% 70
Midlands -15 211 £50,000 -2.44% 54
North West +29 177 £52,500 +23.53% 44
Scotland +18 163 £42,500 -19.05% 20
Yorkshire +43 149 £45,000 - 16
West Midlands -30 145 £47,500 -7.32% 39
East of England -35 120 £52,500 -3.23% 19
South West +40 112 £42,501 -10.53% 29
East Midlands +21 64 £50,000 - 15
North East +10 38 £47,500 +82.69% 10
Wales +24 19 £52,500 +22.09% 3
Northern Ireland -22 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 1,090 (35.01%) Finance
2 1,008 (32.38%) SQL
3 864 (27.75%) Business Intelligence
4 750 (24.09%) Analytics
5 598 (19.21%) SQL Server
6 593 (19.05%) Data Quality
7 590 (18.95%) Master Data Management
8 580 (18.63%) ETL
9 547 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
10 533 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
11 509 (16.35%) Microsoft
12 493 (15.84%) Data Modelling
13 478 (15.35%) Data Governance
14 471 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
15 447 (14.36%) Degree
16 400 (12.85%) Project Management
17 370 (11.89%) Oracle
18 360 (11.56%) SAP
18 360 (11.56%) Data Analysis
19 330 (10.60%) Data Architecture
20 329 (10.57%) Banking
21 307 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
22 300 (9.64%) Java
23 299 (9.60%) Big Data
24 284 (9.12%) Visualisation
25 275 (8.83%) Tableau
25 275 (8.83%) CRM
26 274 (8.80%) Data Integration
27 266 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 265 (8.51%) Migration

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 167 (5.36%) SAS
2 94 (3.02%) SharePoint
3 77 (2.47%) Apache Spark
4 55 (1.77%) Apache
5 34 (1.09%) CMS
6 30 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 24 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (0.48%) Documentum
9 14 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (0.42%) Apache Pig
10 13 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.39%) IIS
11 12 (0.39%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.32%) Anypoint
13 10 (0.32%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.26%) Confluence
15 8 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 237 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 111 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 66 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 54 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (1.00%) SPSS
6 25 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
7 17 (0.55%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.096%) CATIA
10 3 (0.096%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.032%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.032%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.032%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.032%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.032%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 55 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.90%) SAP PM
3 27 (0.87%) SAP MDM
3 27 (0.87%) SAP MM
4 26 (0.84%) Markit EDM
4 26 (0.84%) SAP SD
5 22 (0.71%) BusinessWare
5 22 (0.71%) Eloqua
6 19 (0.61%) WebTrends
7 18 (0.58%) SAP MDG
8 17 (0.55%) Actimize
9 16 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 15 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
11 14 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
11 14 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
11 14 (0.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 14 (0.45%) thinkFolio
12 13 (0.42%) SAP PLM
13 12 (0.39%) SAP FI
13 12 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 151 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (2.67%) SaaS
4 51 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 41 (1.32%) Office 365
6 37 (1.19%) GitHub
7 33 (1.06%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 30 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
8 30 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.96%) Force.com
9 26 (0.84%) Google Analytics
9 26 (0.84%) IaaS
10 22 (0.71%) PaaS
11 13 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
11 13 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 7 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
14 5 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.28%) Firewall
2 33 (1.06%) SAN
3 32 (1.03%) SMS
4 27 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 26 (0.84%) Wireless
6 20 (0.64%) VoIP
7 19 (0.61%) SSL
8 18 (0.58%) DNS
9 17 (0.55%) Ethernet
10 16 (0.51%) VPN
11 13 (0.42%) DHCP
11 13 (0.42%) HTTP
11 13 (0.42%) Skype
12 11 (0.35%) Network Security
13 9 (0.29%) WAN
14 8 (0.26%) LAN
14 8 (0.26%) NAS
15 7 (0.22%) FTP
15 7 (0.22%) Internet
16 6 (0.19%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 598 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 547 (17.57%) Data Warehouse
3 299 (9.60%) Big Data
4 266 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 264 (8.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 235 (7.55%) Power BI
7 166 (5.33%) Relational Database
8 141 (4.53%) BusinessObjects
8 141 (4.53%) Hadoop
9 121 (3.89%) QlikView
10 120 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 119 (3.82%) Data Mining
12 112 (3.60%) NoSQL
13 71 (2.28%) MySQL
13 71 (2.28%) Oracle Database
14 64 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 56 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
16 51 (1.64%) OLAP
16 51 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
17 48 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 85 (2.73%) Jenkins
2 55 (1.77%) Selenium
3 43 (1.38%) JIRA
4 41 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 40 (1.28%) Git (software)
6 36 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (1.09%) ERwin
8 26 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 22 (0.71%) Maven
10 21 (0.67%) Cucumber
10 21 (0.67%) JMeter
11 20 (0.64%) WebDriver
12 15 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (0.48%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.39%) GitLab
13 12 (0.39%) NuGet
14 11 (0.35%) HP UFT
14 11 (0.35%) LoadRunner
14 11 (0.35%) SonarQube
14 11 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 1,090 (35.01%) Finance
2 329 (10.57%) Banking
3 243 (7.81%) Retail
4 240 (7.71%) Marketing
5 181 (5.81%) Legal
6 132 (4.24%) Retail Banking
7 108 (3.47%) Manufacturing
8 107 (3.44%) Investment Banking
9 93 (2.99%) Telecoms
10 60 (1.93%) Publishing
11 55 (1.77%) Front Office
12 50 (1.61%) Law
13 41 (1.32%) Advertising
14 38 (1.22%) Back Office
14 38 (1.22%) Electronics
15 32 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
16 30 (0.96%) Financial Institution
16 30 (0.96%) German Language
17 28 (0.90%) Games
18 26 (0.84%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 774 (24.86%) Analyst
2 472 (15.16%) Architect
3 387 (12.43%) Developer
4 309 (9.93%) Data Analyst
5 306 (9.83%) Consultant
6 291 (9.35%) Data Architect
7 228 (7.32%) Business Analyst
8 225 (7.23%) Data Manager
9 114 (3.66%) Data Consultant
10 105 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
11 104 (3.34%) SQL Analyst
12 95 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
13 82 (2.63%) Data Business Analyst
14 78 (2.51%) SAP Consultant
15 73 (2.35%) Financial Analyst
16 68 (2.18%) Administrator
17 66 (2.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 65 (2.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
19 64 (2.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 61 (1.96%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (5.08%) .NET
2 157 (5.04%) Web Services
3 156 (5.01%) HTML
4 122 (3.92%) CSS
5 88 (2.83%) XML
6 82 (2.63%) REST
7 79 (2.54%) SOAP
8 70 (2.25%) AngularJS
9 69 (2.22%) ASP.NET
10 55 (1.77%) JSON
11 53 (1.70%) HTML5
12 49 (1.57%) J2EE
13 46 (1.48%) .NET Framework
13 46 (1.48%) jQuery
14 43 (1.38%) Middleware
15 41 (1.32%) MDX
16 36 (1.16%) RESTful
17 31 (1.00%) Spring
18 29 (0.93%) Node.js
19 27 (0.87%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 471 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
2 260 (8.35%) Management Information System
3 202 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 135 (4.34%) Reference Data
5 133 (4.27%) Data Structures
6 111 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 81 (2.60%) User Experience
8 57 (1.83%) Life Science
9 56 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 47 (1.51%) Fintech
10 47 (1.51%) Virtual Team
11 44 (1.41%) Data Centre
12 41 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
13 40 (1.28%) Clustering
14 32 (1.03%) Equities
15 30 (0.96%) Hedge funds
15 30 (0.96%) Mobile App
16 26 (0.84%) NHS
17 25 (0.80%) Marketing Technology
18 23 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 190 (6.10%) Linux
2 153 (4.91%) Windows
3 77 (2.47%) Unix
4 45 (1.45%) AIX
5 44 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 19 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 19 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.35%) Android
9 11 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
9 11 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
10 10 (0.32%) Solaris
10 10 (0.32%) VxWorks
11 9 (0.29%) CentOS
12 7 (0.22%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 7 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.16%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 864 (27.75%) Business Intelligence
2 750 (24.09%) Analytics
3 590 (18.95%) Master Data Management
4 580 (18.63%) ETL
5 533 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
6 493 (15.84%) Data Modelling
7 478 (15.35%) Data Governance
8 400 (12.85%) Project Management
9 360 (11.56%) Data Analysis
10 330 (10.60%) Data Architecture
11 307 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 284 (9.12%) Visualisation
13 275 (8.83%) CRM
14 274 (8.80%) Data Integration
15 265 (8.51%) Migration
16 250 (8.03%) Business Analysis
17 220 (7.07%) Data Analytics
18 165 (5.30%) Asset Management
19 164 (5.27%) Data Strategy
19 164 (5.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,008 (32.38%) SQL
2 300 (9.64%) Java
3 235 (7.55%) Python
4 221 (7.10%) JavaScript
5 165 (5.30%) C#
6 160 (5.14%) T-SQL
7 98 (3.15%) R
8 83 (2.67%) C++
9 77 (2.47%) C
10 68 (2.18%) PowerShell
11 58 (1.86%) VBA
12 55 (1.77%) Bash Shell
13 45 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 43 (1.38%) Scala
15 40 (1.28%) Perl
15 40 (1.28%) VB
16 38 (1.22%) PHP
17 29 (0.93%) Apex Code
18 26 (0.84%) ABAP
19 22 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 447 (14.36%) Degree
2 98 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 63 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (1.54%) ISEB
5 36 (1.16%) Security Cleared
6 33 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 28 (0.90%) CISSP
8 22 (0.71%) MCITP
9 20 (0.64%) PMP
10 19 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
10 19 (0.61%) PhD
10 19 (0.61%) SC Cleared
11 17 (0.55%) MCSE
12 13 (0.42%) Master's Degree
13 12 (0.39%) CCNA
13 12 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (0.35%) CISM
14 11 (0.35%) MBA
15 9 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (0.26%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 593 (19.05%) Data Quality
2 140 (4.50%) QA
3 124 (3.98%) GDPR
4 51 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (1.54%) SLA
6 32 (1.03%) PMO
7 14 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
7 14 (0.45%) Solvency II
8 10 (0.32%) COBIT
8 10 (0.32%) MISRA
8 10 (0.32%) MISRA C
9 9 (0.29%) MiFID
9 9 (0.29%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.26%) FATCA
10 8 (0.26%) GCP
11 7 (0.22%) GMP
12 6 (0.19%) COSHH
12 6 (0.19%) IFRS
12 6 (0.19%) IFRS 9
13 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 74 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 43 (1.38%) Docker
3 40 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.55%) HDFS
6 16 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.29%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.19%) Ceph
8 6 (0.19%) GPFS
8 6 (0.19%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 6 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.16%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.13%) Firmware
10 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.13%) XenApp
11 3 (0.096%) NFS
11 3 (0.096%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.096%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (1.54%) Puppet
2 23 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (0.64%) Ansible
3 20 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 20 (0.64%) SCCM
4 19 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.39%) SCOM
5 12 (0.39%) ZABBIX
6 10 (0.32%) Grafana
6 10 (0.32%) Nagios
7 9 (0.29%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.22%) Nessus
9 7 (0.22%) Oozie
9 7 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.19%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.19%) Icinga
11 5 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 509 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 370 (11.89%) Oracle
3 360 (11.56%) SAP
4 275 (8.83%) Tableau
5 169 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
6 153 (4.91%) Informatica
7 90 (2.89%) Teradata
8 89 (2.86%) Google
8 89 (2.86%) IBM
9 67 (2.15%) Talend
10 64 (2.06%) Alteryx
11 57 (1.83%) Ab Initio
12 54 (1.73%) HP
13 53 (1.70%) VMware
14 51 (1.64%) Cisco
15 49 (1.57%) Adobe
16 45 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
17 43 (1.38%) Cloudera
18 41 (1.32%) webMethods
19 40 (1.28%) Cognos